Health

Acupuncturists Say You Should Focus On These 5 Pressure Points When You Can't Sleep

If you've ever struggled with insomnia, then you know how elusive sleep can seem when you're staring at the ceiling at 3 a.m., unable to settle into a restful slumber. Perhaps you've tried everything you can think of, from breathing techniques to whi…
By Annakeara Stinson

If You're Super Moody Lately, Here's What Might Be Missing From Your Diet

Sometimes mood swings are just that: mood swings. They swing by for a brief moment, but pretty soon, you feel like you're back to normal, and you don't even think twice about it. Other times, though, you start feeling moody out of nowhere, and no mat…
By Caroline Burke

Ireland's Abortion Referendum Exit Poll Results Are In & It Looks Like A Landslide

On Friday, May 25, the fate of the Eight Amendment of the Irish Constitution was in the hands of voters. Since 1983, that amendment rendered abortion illegal for Irish citizens. Friday's referendum, however, tasked voters with reconsidering whether I…
By Joseph Milord

Loneliness Can Be Contagious, So Here Are 5 Easy Ways To Make Sure It Doesn't Affect You

In today's world, the rates of loneliness and depression seem to be growing bigger and bigger with each passing day. Maybe it has something to do with our habit of constantly scrolling through social media, or our particularly turbulent political cli…
By Annakeara Stinson

A Yoga Teacher Reveals The Best Place To Meditate After A Really Long, Stressful Day

While getting into a routine of meditating to relieve stress sounds amazing in theory, when it comes time to commit to your practice, consistency can be the most difficult part of the entire thing. Personally, I didn't really start meditating regular…
By Georgina Berbari

The "Domestic Gag Rule" Could Impact Your Birth Control Access & Other Health Care Services

Under a new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) prposed policy, which is being referred to by abortion rights advocates as a "domestic gag rule," clinics that receive Title X funding, like Planned Parenthood, would lose funding if they prov…
By Nick Ciccone

Ireland Is Voting To Get Rid Of Their Ban On Abortion (Yes, In 2018)

On Friday, May 25, the people of Ireland are having a referendum on abortion. What that means in plain language is that the Irish people are voting on whether or not abortion should be allowed in the nation. This is because, yes, in 2018, Ireland sti…
By Alexandra Svokos

Irish People Are Tweeting About Returning To Vote For Abortion Rights & It's So Inspiring

Friday, May 25, is a major day in Ireland. Voters across the country will have a chance to vote on whether or not to strike down a constitutional amendment that outlaws abortion. In anticipation of Friday, Irish voters who live abroad have been shari…
By Joseph Milord

Here's What Might Be Missing From Your Daily Routine If You Feel Tired All The Time

Have you ever come upon the realization, late in the afternoon, that you haven't had any water to drink all day? It seems like an obvious thing to do throughout the day, but in practice, it can actually be kind of hard to remember to drink water, and…
By Annakeara Stinson

Here’s How You Can Sneak Some Yoga Into Your Day Without Your Co-Workers Judging You

If I could do yoga literally wherever I went, I would — and TBH, I kind of do. Even while I'm working, I'm always low-key cranking out some super casual yoga poses throughout the day (and no, I'm not talking about doing a headstand in the middle of t…
By Georgina Berbari

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch with your SO and you keep mentally going over that late-night convo you had, or you just got offered a …
By Annakeara Stinson

Acupuncturists Reveal The 5 Pressure Points That Can Stop Period Cramps ASAP

Period cramps can be a pure nightmare. If yours are especially bad, then you know just how challenging it can be to find a quick, effective remedy for the pain, especially given that some doctors have recently said some women's period cramps can be a…
By Annakeara Stinson

These Are All The Things You Should Never Do While Kissing, According To Science

Kissing is fascinating. If you were anything like me as a tween, you read every magazine article you could get your hands on about the dos and don'ts of kissing — even though you didn't have much of a chance to actually apply this knowledge IRL. Mayb…
By Jamie Kravitz

A Doctor Reveals The Signs That Mean You're Sweating Too Much & What To Do About It

Sweating during a workout is one of my favorite things. Call me weird, but I love the feeling of some good ol' perspiration dripping down my body and reminding me that I'm working hard as hell to achieve my goals. But I know that, for some people, sw…
By Georgina Berbari

If You're Suffering From PCOS, These Are The Best Treatment Options To Consider

If you or someone you love suffers from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), then you’re probably well aware of the fact that there are still a bunch of specifics that need to be addressed before doctors and scientists can identify, once and for all, …
By Julia Guerra

Science Says Sleeping In On Weekends May Actually Be A Good Thing, But There's A Catch

Who doesn't love to spend an extra hour (or five) in bed on weekend mornings? Of course, with a good day of sleeping in, there can often come that little pang of guilt that you should be using the weekend to its maximum potential for things like, you…
By Annakeara Stinson

The 9 Best Tips You Should Know If You Want To Get Into Hiking This Summer

As the weather gets warmer, you might be considering taking your workout outdoors to soak in all that vitamin D. And if you've ever dabbled in hiking, then you know taking on the trails is such an incredible way to connect with nature, clear your min…
By Georgina Berbari

Donate To These 6 Groups To Support Abortion Rights After Trump's "Domestic Gag Rule"

By now, I'm sure you've heard that President Donald Trump has proposed a change to Title X regulations on federal funding. His proposal would ban clinics that receive funds from the government's Title X program from performing abortions, or even shar…
By Chelsea Stewart

If You're Angry About Trump's "Domestic Gag Rule," Here's How You Can Protest For Women's Health

The reaction to the White House's proposed rule change for Title X funding has been swift. While anti-abortion groups were quick to praise President Donald Trump for green-lighting the proposal, pro-abortion rights groups have already begun organizin…
By Joseph Milord

Mindy Kaling Revealed The Best Way To Shake Things Off When You're Nervous & It's Genius

Whether you're getting ready for an interview, a date, or a big presentation, nerves have the power to get the best of even the most ~chill~ people. Maybe you've tried breathing techniques to help you through your nerves, or the classic, "picturing e…
By Georgina Berbari